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Cabell County couple charged with child neglect

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A two-year investigation culminated in an arrest Friday night in Huntington Friday night.

West Virginia State Police are investigating a couple who are accused of lying about their 11-year-old daughter's pregnancy and abortion.

Michael Adkins, 30, the girl's biological father, and Amanda Adkins, 30, the girl's stepmother, are both charged with one count of child neglect creating risk of injury, according to State Police.

They're being held in Western Regional Jail without bond.

Investigators are still trying to determine how the girl became pregnant.

Keep checking wowktv.com for updates on this developing story.